I write this as my dad is spending day five in the hospital for some pretty serious stuff. Seeing people (or animals) I love hurting and suffering is not something I cope with or handle well, so I thought perhaps reminiscing on my Chipmunk Daze … Continue reading1,800 miles: The Chipmunk Daze
Happy end of the world! I mean, oops, Happy End of the Year! It means nothing really, tomorrow won’t be much/any different, but it still marks some finality I suppose. Maybe? Hopefully? Like everyone else’s perception I imagine, 2020 was such a real downer of … Continue readingEverybody bleeds, everybody needs.
I have hope. But it’s fleeting and hard to cling onto. I believe the majority of Americans use their heart. Just going off that, we’d have nothing to worry about. But clearly this election is messy and the current administration is out to destroy everything … Continue readingHesitant Glimmers
Here’s the full salamander story for those who care/are interested. I don’t expect you (or you) to understand or feel the things I feel, but The Salamanders are something that have been a cornerstone for me during this past half year. It’s not a simple … Continue readingSalamander Army, Salamander Friends
Above: Wilson’s Warbler being cuter than need be. Below: Green-tailed towhee feeling like a new man. Hello and hi! It’s lately been pretty crazy over here with the birds. It appears that I have the most coveted puddle, where all the birds want to go. … Continue readingSo Fresh, So Clean
I like to hunker, usually alone, often. I get some slack for this, but I like and need to be alone, at least a good portion of the time. But the more important point is that my westward view is almost ideal, and I get … Continue readingSense of Place
Hello, howdy! I’ve had some people express interest in these photos recently…so given that bristlecones are by far one of my most favorite things in life, I was pretty elated that others found some solace and/or joy in them as well. I was recently asked … Continue readingEnchantment
Happy Public Lands Day! Public lands are pretty critical, pretty significant, pretty vital. It’s one of the main reasons I’ll never live east of New Mexico again. I need room to roam, as we all do, even if you aren’t aware of it. It’s a … Continue readingHappy Public Lands Day!